Forty years back on March 15, 1975, the Indian men's hockey team accomplished a historic feat by beating Pakistan 2-1 in the World Cup final to earn the title of champions. Remembering the occasion and achievement, Hockey India (HI) congratulated the team.
Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis was clueless for his side's wretched losing streak against arch-rivals India in the World Cup, but said time spent by the Men in Blue in Australia before the mega-event could be one of the reasons.
PCB chairman Shahryar Khan has welcomed the return of 'old friend' Jagmohan Dalmiya to the BCCI helm and said that he will be visiting India later in the week to seek confirmation from his counterpart on the planned series between the two countries from 2015 to 2023.
When the world's best teams congregate, there ought to be some predictions – who wins and how? Such predictions at times tend to sensationalise the very competition, often giving birth to wild assumptions like claiming the matches have been fixed.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who gave live commentary during the India and Pakistan match Sunday at the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, feels that no emotion and feeling can beat the joy of wrapping the National Flag over the shoulders.